Coaches, imagine if there was a way to gain insight, understanding, and connection with your athletes by asking a simple question? There is. let me explain how. A few years back, I coached a talented, yet underperforming sixteen-year-old girl I will call Maddy. She was incredibly inconsistent in her.... More »
As sports parents, we worry so much about our kids learning the correct physical technique or mechanics in their sports…but about their mental approach?
For example, what should you say to your youngster if they’re getting visibly nervous or moody before a game?
Is it okay if they develop c.... More »
I remember the day I coached my son TJ’s first soccer game. He was only five, and I was so proud, so excited, and couldn’t wait for him to play the game I loved. There was one problem. He didn’t want to play. When the game was about to start, he said, “Dad I don’t
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We’ve got some new updates for you in this latest edition of the Coach Spotlight Series. This week’s Spotlight features basketball coach Andre Speech. Andre was one of the first CoachUp coaches to upgrade to the CoachUp Premium Membership. It’s been more than a week since we released .... More »
By Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Skin and soft tissue infections have become increasingly common amongst athletes, including at the high school and adolescent sport ages
These infections can hav.... More »
Immediately reporting concussion symptoms is in a team’s best
interests because it gives the athlete the best chance to return to sport
activity in the shortest amount of time and helps to ensure that the team’s
overall performance is not compromised by the concussed athlete, says a new
study in the Journal of Athletic Training…
Five Potential Trade Partners For Russell Westbrook reporting contributed by Korie Grill If you thought the drama and fallout from Kevin Durant moving out west to the Golden State Warriors was over, think again! Now, the Oklahoma City Thunder may consider trading superstar Russell Westbrook ‘sooner rather than later,’ according to Bleacher Report’s Howard Beck…
A Guest Post from Amy Tiemann, PhD
The new mobile game Pokémon Go has won the hearts and minds of millions of Americans with over 7 million downloads in its first week of release. This has happened so quickly that many parents are just catching up with this new craze.
What makes this game different is it features “augmented reality” technology, which means players look at their mobile phone screens and see animated Pokémon creatures superimposed on the “real-life” background generated by their phone’s camera…